(625 ILCS 5/3-644)
Police Memorial Committee license plates.
(a) The Secretary, upon receipt of an application made in the form
prescribed by the Secretary, may issue special registration plates designated
as Police Memorial Committee license plates. The special plates issued under
shall be affixed only to passenger vehicles of the first division and motor
vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds. Plates
issued under this Section shall expire according to the multi-year procedure
established by Section 3-414.1 of this Code.
(b) The design and color of the plates is wholly within the discretion of
the Secretary. The Secretary may allow the plates to be issued as vanity
plates or personalized under Section 3-405.1 of the Code. The Secretary shall
prescribe stickers or decals as provided under Section 3-412 of this Code.
(c) An applicant for the special plate shall be charged a $25 fee for
original issuance in addition to the appropriate registration fee. Of this
fee, $10 shall be deposited into the Police Memorial Committee Fund and $15
shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund, to
be used by the Secretary to help defray the administrative processing costs.
For each registration renewal period, a $25 fee, in addition to the
appropriate registration fee, shall be charged. Of this fee, $23 shall be
deposited into the Police Memorial Committee Fund and $2 shall be deposited
into the Secretary of State Special License Plate Fund.
(d) The Police Memorial Committee Fund is created as a special fund in the
State treasury. All money in the Police Memorial Committee Fund shall be paid,
subject to appropriation by the General Assembly
and distribution by the Secretary, as grants to the Police Memorial Committee for
maintaining a memorial statue, holding an annual memorial commemoration, and
giving scholarships or grants to children and spouses of police officers killed in the line of
(Source: P.A. 101-376, eff. 8-16-19.)